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Jerry Zandstra on Tax Reform

 


Make Bush's tax cuts permanent

President Bush's tax cuts need to be made permanent. We need lower taxes. Most Republicans agree with this. But we need to look deeper. Before we pay one cent in taxes to the IRS, we spend up to $500 BILLION each year simply preparing to pay our taxes, trying to slog our way through a tax code that is in desperate need of complete overhaul. It isn't simply that we need to pay lower taxes. We need to change the way we pay taxes.
Source: Campaign website, www.jerryzandstra.com, "Issues" Jan 15, 2006

Supports "Fair Tax": flatter, simpler, more transparent

I am backing the Fair Tax concept for several reasons. It is transparent. Few of us know exactly how much in taxes we pay because most taxes are taken from our paychecks before we receive our wages. Simply lowering or flattening our tax structure isn't enough. The Fair Tax concept makes it clear how much in taxes we actually pay. Our government demands transparency from our nation's businesses. We should demand the same transparency from our government.
Source: Campaign website, www.jerryzandstra.com, "Issues" Jan 15, 2006

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